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  • n. Plural form of lucubration.


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  • Then again, when these Vedic hymns are called the lucubrations of a few priests, not the outpourings of the genius of a whole nation, what does that mean?

    India: What can it teach us? A Course of Lectures Delivered before the University Of Cambridge

  • I began last Monday with my lucubrations about Orly Taitz and the birther movement.

    Boing Boing

  • As such, he was the recipient of lucubrations from countless cranks; but this particular lucubration was so different from the average ruck of similar letters that, instead of putting it into the waste-basket, he had turned it over to a reporter.


  • So Daughtry and his crew went ashore into 'Frisco Town uheralded and unsung, the second following morning's lucubrations of the sea reporters being varied disportations upon the attack on an Italian crab fisherman by an enormous jellyfish.


  • China laughed and read in their magazines the learned lucubrations of the distracted Western scholars.


  • This man — why, he was clean to look at, his eyes were blue, with the tired look of scholarly lucubrations, and his skin had the. normal pallor of sedentary existence.

    The Dignity of Dollars

  • Scholarly lucubrations and healthy exercises during his college days had consumed all the energy his normal digestion extracted from a wholesome omnivorous diet.


  • “How should one stop to listen to the lucubrations of a literary gamin, to the brawling and mouthing of a man whose praise would be as insolent as his slander is impotent, or the irresponsible and irrepressible chatter of the professionally unproductive?”

    Matthew Yglesias » Breaking: Michelle Obama Reads Books

  • The letter closes by telling Brown, "I hope this brings some form to our recent late night lucubrations."

    Chase Davis: Jerry Brown's 1979 'Special List' Highlights Eclectic Relationships

  • Clearly a great deal of midnight oil was consumed by the Pink Book writers in agonizing lucubrations about what …

    Literacy News – 73th Edition « News « Literacy News


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  • something that is created by night, through meditative effort

    September 16, 2009

  • Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.

    February 1, 2009

  • This word always reminds me of Luca Brasi. I have a Godfather jones. *runs to check tv schedule*

    January 31, 2009

  • I was looking at a dictionary in a shop yesterday. It had a starry sticker on the cover that said, 'Now, in colour!' When I opened the dictionary up, the extent of colour was that all the head words are in blue. That's it. But it reminded me of Wordie :-)

    January 31, 2009

  • Umm... any reason why you chose to bracket that comment? Just wondering.

    January 31, 2009